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Ziconotide (Into the fluid around your spinal cord and brain)

Ziconotide (zye-KON-oh-tide)

Relieves severe chronic pain.

Brand Name(s):


There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to ziconotide. You should not receive this medicine if you have an infection at the injection site, blockage in your spine, uncontrolled bleeding problems, or a history of psychosis (mental illness). Your doctor will decide if there is any reason you should not receive this medicine.

How to Use This Medicine:


Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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